It’s great that there is one office of Vietnam embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria.
EMBASSY OF VIETNAM IN SOFIA
Up to now, Vietnam’s embassy in Sofia is the only Vietnamese representation in Bulgaria. This office provides services of visa issuance and consular legalization among others, and also the place that Vietnamese citizens in Bulgaria should contact immediately if they lose their passport.
Regarding visa for Vietnam, in addition to embassy visa, citizens and residents of Bulgaria has an alternative way to get a Vietnam visa, which is called visa on arrival (VOA). You can see their brief below:
- Get embassy visa: the applicants need to contact the Vietnam embassy in Bulgaria for visa application and processing;
- Get visa on arrival (also known as visa at the airport): the applicants will submit an online application form for visa approval letter issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department, and finally get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport. You can see how VOA works.
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